By Patricia Beech –
Memorial Day ceremonies will be held this weekend across Adams County to honor our nation’s military heroes, past and present, who have served in America’s armed forces and given their lives to preserve freedom
The Young-Moore Post of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Walter Harris, Jr. Post 3400 of West Union will host Memorial Day services on Sunday, May 27 at the Kirker Cemetery at 1 p.m.; West Union Cemetery (Route 125) at 1:45 p.m.
Service in Manchester will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Manchester Cemetery.
The Winchester American Legion Post 242 will host services on Sunday, May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Winchester Cemetery. The North Adams High School Band will provide the music. Guest speaker will be Mr. Gene Toole from the Winchester Church of Christ.
Memorial Day services at Evergreen Cemetery will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28. Army veteran Paul Worley will be the featured speaker.
Cherry Fork Memorial Day Services will also be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Cherry Fork Cemetery. The North Adams marching band will provide music. Guest speaker will be Mr. Tom Putnum.
The Ladies Auxiliary and the Wallingford-Thompson Post 594 in Peebles will hold services Monday at 11 a.m. at the Locust Grove Cemetery on State Rte. 41. Emcee for the event is former Navy and Coast Guard veteran, Brian Seaman. Special speaker is Randy Franklin.
Memorial services at the Tranquility Community Church will be held Monday at 2 p.m.